DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Ambulatory Surgical Facilities; Requests for Exceptions
[48 Pa.B. 6627]
[Saturday, October 13, 2018]
The following ambulatory surgical facilities (ASF) have filed requests for exceptions under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions) with the Department of Health (Department), which has authority to license ASFs under the Health Care Facilities Act (35 P.S. §§ 448.101—448.904b). The following requests for exceptions relate to regulations governing ASF licensure in 28 Pa. Code Chapters 51 and 551—571 (relating to general information; and ambulatory surgical facilities).
Facility Name Regulation Dr. Roy A. Himelfarb Surgery Center 28 Pa. Code § 551.21 (relating to criteria for ambulatory surgery) 28 Pa. Code § 551.22 (relating to criteria for performance of ambulatory surgery on pediatric patients) Fairgrounds Surgical Center 28 Pa. Code § 553.1 (relating to principle) LVHN Children's Surgery Center 28 Pa. Code § 553.1 LVHN Surgery Center—Tilghman 28 Pa. Code § 553.1 Center For Same Day Surgery at Wilkes-Bare General Hospital 28 Pa. Code § 553.31 (relating to administrative responsibilities) Surgery Center at Benbrook 28 Pa. Code § 553.31 28 Pa. Code § 559.2 (relating to director of nursing)
These previously listed requests are on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of a request for exception by requesting a copy from the Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, fax (717) 772-2163, firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons who wish to comment on an exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division at the previously listed address. Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.
Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of a request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so should contact the Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980, or for speech and/or hearing-impaired persons, call the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).
RACHEL L. LEVINE, MD,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-1596. Filed for public inspection October 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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